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Biocon to buy 26 percent stake in AMPYR Renewable Energy Resources Eleven

AREREPL was incorporated on April 13, 2021. It is a special purpose vehicle formed for generation and supply of solar power. It will develop a 30 MWac solar power plant at Benkanhal village in Karnataka, Biocon said in a regulatory filing.

June 29, 2022 / 08:24 PM IST
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Biocon | CMP: Rs 315 | The scrip was down 3 percent after allegations of bribing a central government agency that approves drugs in India emerged against a company subsidiary’s official. A media report said a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested five people, including S Eswara Reddy, joint drug controller at Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO), and L Praveen Kumar, associate vice president and head of national regulatory affairs (NRA) at Biocon Biologics.

Biocon Ltd on June 29 said it will acquire 26 percent stake in AMPYR Renewable Energy Resources Eleven Pvt Ltd (AREREPL) for Rs 7.5 crore.

AREREPL was incorporated on April 13, 2021. It is a special purpose vehicle formed for generation and supply of solar power. It will develop a 30 MWac solar power plant at Benkanhal village in Karnataka, Biocon said in a regulatory filing.

The company has entered into an agreement for the purpose of "acquisition of solar power by acquiring equity stake up to 26 per cent in AREREPL", it said. The cost of acquisition of up to 26 percent stake on a fully diluted basis in one or more tranches will be Rs 7.5 crore.

To enhance the renewable-based power consumption, Biocon will acquire and maintain a 26 percent stake in AREREPL throughout the term of the power purchase agreement to maintain captive status as per Electricity Act, share purchase/subscription agreement and shareholder's agreement, it added.
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first published: Jun 29, 2022 08:24 pm
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